Jodi Kantor

The New York Times

Jodi Kantor appears in the following:

The Year Thousands Of Canadians 'Adopted' Syrian Refugees

Friday, April 07, 2017

Peggy Karas discusses the year she spent with the Syrian family she "adopted" as part of Canada's refugee program. The New York Times' Jodi Kantor covered the story and also joins us.

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The Innovative, Peculiar Amazonians Crying at Their Desks

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a recent NYTimes article improperly characterized Amazon's headquarters as "a soulless, dystopian workplace." Here's how one of the story's reporters sees it.

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Parks & Recap: The Candidate’s Wife

Thursday, February 12, 2015

This week on Parks & Recreation, Leslie upends expectations when she skips the traditional “pie-mary” pie-baking contest for candidates’ wives. Brian and friends offer their reactions.

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First Lady Coaching

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

New York Times Washington correspondent and the author of The Obamas (Back Bay Books, 2012) Jodi Kantor discusses the media coaching given to first ladies in light of the now-public documents from the Clinton-era White House, and how the old documents may affect Hillary Clinton today and her plans for the future.

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Gender and Class at Harvard Business School

Friday, September 13, 2013

Jodi Kantor, New York Times Washington correspondent and the author of The Obamas, discusses her reporting on efforts to level the playing field for women at Harvard Business School and the response from some readers that class divides students more than gender. She also discusses her reporting on the role of gender in the 2013 New York City mayoral primary and Christine Quinn's third-place finish.


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Did Quinn's Gender and Sexuality Play A Role In Her Loss?

Thursday, September 12, 2013


New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor says from the outset, gender issues were not on Quinn's radar.

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Complete Guide to Inauguration

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Brian Lehrer Show's coverage of Barack Obama's 2013 inaugural ceremony and address. Featuring analysis from Clarence Page, live from the National Mall in Washington, Jodi Kantor o...

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Obama II

Monday, November 12, 2012

Jodi Kantor, The New York Times Washington correspondent and the author of The Obamas, looks at what's ahead for the next Obama administration.


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Four More Years and President Obama's Legacy

Thursday, November 08, 2012

As he enters his second term, what has President Obama learned from his first four years? What are his goals for the next four? And how does the President hope to shape his legacy? ...


Convention Night Call-In: DNC Thursday

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Each evening during the conventions, Brian Lehrer hosts a convention call-in from 7-8pm, from WNYC in New York and around the country on the "(Mostly) Swing-State Radio Network". Get analysis of the convention, previews of that evening's speeches, and a chance to talk with public radio listeners in swing states around the country.

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Democratic Convention Coverage Part 1

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

It's Day 2 of the DNC in Charlotte. The show covers the first night, and reactions to the Democrats' message. Featuring:

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How Ann Romney Shapes Mitt's Campaign

Friday, April 13, 2012

Whether or not it was fair for Hilary Rosen to blast Ann Romney’s career, it’s clear that the Romney campaign isn’t taking the issue lightly. Ann Romney went on Fox News yesterday to ...

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Jodi Kantor on Controversy Over 'The Obamas'

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Jodi Kantor, correspondent for The New York Times, has written a new book called "The Obamas," which gives an inside look into the first family. Specifically, she reports on Michelle Obama's role as First Lady and her interactions with the President and with his senior advisers. Though Mrs. Obama has not yet read the book, in a CBS This Morning interview she responded that people have tried to portray her as an "angry black woman" since the day her husband announced his bid for the presidency.

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An Intimate Look at the Obamas

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The president and first lady spend a lot of time in the public eye. The private life of Barack and Michelle Obama is, well, private. But this week's New York Times Magazine offers the...


The picture of a presidential family

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

When President Obama was sworn in yesterday, he was surrounded by family. That family was a rainbow of colors and ethnicities including his Kenyan step-grandmother, his Indonesian-Ame...

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Obama Cabinet starts to take shape

Monday, November 24, 2008

Call the office door etchers — President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet is starting to take shape. Actions of Democratic officials continue to suggest that presidential nomination riva...